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Friday, July 31, 2009

Let's Party

Goin' to a party this weekend. Backyard BBQ. Here's a little inspiration if you are giving a party soon.





{Photos via The Party Dress}



{Photos via Country Living}


{Photo via Martha Stewart}

Thursday, July 30, 2009

My First Award

The lovely Federica of Sweet as a Candy gave me an award. My first! I'd like to pass this on to some new blogs that I've only recently discovered:

Sweet Sweet Life
Olive and Bleu
White and Wander
Forever Cottage

Check them out if you haven't already. I also want to pass this on to Janna of Artsy Fartsy Finds who has been so sweet and supportive of me since I began blogging only a few weeks ago.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

A Place for Everything


1) Real Simple 2) Country Living 3) Real Simple 4) Martha Stewart



1) Pottery Barn 2) Real Simple 3-5) Martha Stewart



1) Real Simple 2) Country Living



1) Country Living 2) Country Living



1) Pottery Barn 2) Better Homes & Gardens 3) Pottery Barn 4) Country Living



1) Pottery Barn 2-4) Unknown 5) Country Living



Better Homes and Gardens


Check out these sites for more tips,tools and ideas.
Organized Living
Get Organized
Get Organized Tips
Organizing Junkie
Improvements
Organize-It

Monday, July 27, 2009

Am I the only one?

Am I the only dork who loves to look at a pretty and organized closet or cabinet? I'm also a sucker for cute product packaging to go inside the organized closet or cabinet.






{Photos via Martha Stewart and Sunset}




Lollia Life


Nellie's All-Natural





Method


Boots Original



Portland General Store

Saturday, July 25, 2009

I Believe in Pink





{Photo via Martha Stewart}


{Photo via Amazon.com}


Girls, how cute would we all look driving around in this?

{Photo via pinprick on flickr}


OPI Elphantastic pink

{Photo via thisnext.com}


MAC lipglass

1) Live & Dye 2) Red devil 3) Strawberry Blonde 4) Peroxide 5) Quick Tease
6) Soft Wave
{Photo via OPI}


{Photo via Jeffrey Daniel on Flickr}


byorderofthecrown

Friday, July 24, 2009

Reading is sexy

Reading is sexy. Just look at Marilyn.





I have been so busy lately that I haven't had much time to read. I really need to make time for it. I usually read before bed but lately I've been falling right to sleep. Is anyone else like me and devour 10 books in a row and then slack off for a month or so? I'd really love to curl up in this chair and read some of the books that are on my To-Read List. You don't want to know how long my To-Read List is. This is just a small sampling.


Thursday, July 23, 2009

Sign...Sign...Everywhere a sign....

...blocking out the scenery breaking my mind. Do this don't do that. Can't you read the sign? (I like the Tesla version.)


I've always wanted one of these old subway signs. {Photo via Nick Bowers}


Um, stop it right now. I can't take it. This huge vintage sign was made into a rolling door. How fabulous is this? {Photo via Apartment Therapy}


{Photo via Country Living}


{Photo via Linda Banks}


I love how bright and colorful this dining nook is. I love the sign and yes that is Josh Grobin. I wanna see the rest of his house now. {Photo via In Style}






These three are all from Nancy Fishelson. As much as I love living with color, I also really love her neutral style. There is always so much to look at it in her rooms. I could just sit and look at them for ages.


{Photo via Better Homes & Gardens}